Hello Fellow Crafters!
Been keeping busy on the cross stitch project but had to take a brief detour to figure out a better way to store my floss. I had acquired quite a bit in anticipating the needs of this project and found that the old way of storing it wasn’t going to work (and was taking up way too much space on the ottoman).
While out running errands this weekend, happened to drive by my local Micheal’s store and saw that they had photo/memory boxes on clearance. I guess the new colors and designs are about to come in so it was time to clear out the remaining inventory. At two bucks apiece, I bought all the all-white boxes they had – 15 in all. I believe in planning ahead.
I jumped onto the computer quickly and made up some labels in Photoshop. Not sure that the final font is my favorite but I will go with it for now.
I lined up the boxes on the floor and sorted colors into the boxes. Believe it or not, there are some empties (I am sure that I have to rectify that problem!).
Then I inserted the color labels and then stacked them up next to one of the two crafting cabinets I have in the living room… I kind of like the way they look. Nice and clean.
I think I’d like some kind of platform to bring the bottom one off the floor. And might take the two bottom boxes out since they aren’t currently being used and lifting them off the floor would make the stack a little too high.
All in all, I like the clean, fresh look and the floss will be protected in these boxes designed to store photographs. They are acid-free and lined in black: no fading. And it gives me lots of room for more. 🙂
Well, back to the cross stitch project. See you soon!
Happy Crafting Y’all!